Steve Peers is a Professor of Law at the Law School of the University of Essex. He is a specialist in EU law, including EU immigration and asylum law, on which he has written extensively. He was the co-editor (with Nicola Rogers) of the first edition of EU Immigration and Asylum Law and is also the author of three editions of EU Justice and Home Affairs Law. He is an immigration law expert for the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency and a consultant for EU institutions and NGOs in this field.
Elspeth Guild is Jean Monnet Professor of law at the Radboud University, Nijmegen Netherlands and Professor of law at Queen Mary University of London. She is also a partner at the London law firm Kingsley Napley. She has written and taught widely on EU immigration and asylum issues. She is sometime advisor to EU institutions on the subject. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Brussels based think tank the Centre for European Policy Studies.
Diego Acosta is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Sheffield and holds a PhD in European Law from Kings College London. He has published widely in the area of European Migration Law, including his first book:
The Long-Term Residence Status as a Subsidiary Form of EU Citizenship. An Analysis of Directive 2003/109 (MNP 2011).
Kees Groenendijk is emeritus Professor of Sociology of Law at the University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands), founding member of its Centre for Migration Law and chairman of the Standing Committee of Experts on international immigration, refugee and criminal law (Meijers Committee). He is member of the Network of Experts on Free Movement of Workers since 1992 and has published on the social and legal status of immigrants, EU migration law and nationality law.
Violeta Moreno-Lax is a Lecturer in Public Law, EU Law and Human Rights at St Hilda's College and the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, where she also collaborates with the Refugee Studies Centre. Her current work focuses on the interface between border control and refugee protection under EU and international law. She has obtained a Rafael del Pino grant to finance her research.
Jonathan Tomkin is a Barrister and Director of the Irish Centre for European Law, Trinity College, Dublin. A specialist in EU Law, Mr Tomkin practices and lectures extensively in the field of Union citizenship, migration and asylum law. Previously he worked as a Legal Secretary (Référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg and as a Legal Officer at the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law.